Zac Brown Banned These Items From Friday’s Show at Target Field
Zac Brown Band played in Minnesota over the weekend, and his tour's instructions on items you couldn't bring into Target Field included a few curious items.
Friday's Zac Brown Band show was their third appearance at Target Field. They first appeared with Kenny Chesney during his No Shoes Nation tour in 2013, then returned again in 2016 before zooming into the Land of 10,000 Lakes again this past weekend.
My wife and I saw ZBB's 2013 show with Kenny Chesney (where we took the photo to the left) and were impressed-- they're a group of incredible musicians. Well, let me correct that: we mainly HEARD their show five years ago-- because we were still getting a Kramarczuk's bratwurst and grabbing a few beers while finding our seats while they were on stage opening for Kenny that night at Target Field. (We apparently spend a little too much time in downtown Minneapolis that day, though, and missed Kacey Musgraves' portion of the show, but I digress.)
But there was one curious thing about their latest stop in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, though. As WCCO-TV's Mary McGuire (who used to work right here in Rochester, at Fox-47) noted, on the sign listing items you couldn't bring into Target Field.
Sure, there were the usual banned items: no professional cameras, no recording equipment, no iPads, tablets or Go-Pro sticks, and, of course, no bottles, projectiles or weapons. But check out the very last item banned from their show:
No Confederate Flags (Southern Crosses).
Much like Mary's post on her Twitter page Friday, I can't recall ever seeing those items listed as things you can't bring into a concert. Especially 'up north' here in Minnesota. Maybe down in the southern states (where ZBB is from) seeing those items at a concert is more prevalent, but I can't say I've ever seen that listed before at any concert I've been to. Have you?